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Catecholamine Disorders

The brain processes and transmits information through the use of chemical transmitters. Catecholamines are a group of biogenic amines that are neural transmitters, and include dopamine, norepinephrine and epinephrine (adrenaline). Imbalance of catecholamines can result in autonomic dysfunction.

The following is a list of catecholamine disorders:




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